SMS-based interface for English Wikipedia
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WPcatfacts

Stupid simple masked numbers

App that leverages the Bandwidth catapult API to give you succint information about any topic over SMS. It relies predominantly on Wikipedia, so basically it's a wikipedia interface for when you don't have 3G. Screen Shot

Deploy

Demos uses of the:

Prerequisites

Deploy To PaaS

Env Variables Required To Run

  • CATAPULT_USER_ID
  • CATAPULT_API_TOKEN
  • CATAPULT_API_SECRET

Deploy

Once deployed, visit the site to view phone number!

How it works?

WPcatfacts has a single callback /msgcallback that handles inbound text messages

Incoming Messages

Basic Flow

What to try

  • cat
  • cat picture
  • cat fact
  • cat topics
  • cat (topic)
  • Raleigh
  • North Carolina picture

You can get facts about things that aren't cats but then again why would you.